Disaster Response

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Peer-reviewed Article
In Energy Policy
An online social survey was conducted to reveal household electricity-saving behaviour and its relationship with participation in social group activities, as well as face-to-face and online social interactions, i.e. information sources used and information dissemination through personal networks, in a disaster-affected region of Kanagawa, Japan,...
Working Paper
YCU-IGES Joint Seminar on Low-Carbon and Smart Cities
Editor:
Hidefumi
Imura
Yuka
Hayakawa
The YCU - IGES Joint Seminar on Low-Carbon and Smart Cities was held on 24 and 26 July 2012 on the occasion of the 4th International Forum for Sustainable Asia and the Pacific (ISAP2012), in Yokohama, Japan. The seminar was composed of two parts: Part 1 on “Urban Challenges for a Green and Smart Economy”, and Part 2 on “Urbanization Knowledge...
Presentation
Asia Pacific Adaptation Network Forum 2012
Lessons from the 2011 East Japan Great Earthquake on the need to promote decentralization, optimization of resource use, better use of local knowledge, reconstruction of risk insurance and alternative risk transfers to supply financial support in timely manner. Remarks: Also organized and managed the panel 8, 'Disaster management and climate change...
Presentation
Keio University Symposium 2011: From Post-Disaster Reconstruction To the Creation of Resilient Societies
Contributor:
The session was devoted to discussion of both top-down and bottoms up approaches to managing the devastation earthquakes and other natural disasters inevitably bring, with special attention placed on developing resiliency. Lessons were shared from recent disasters from around the world, including the United States, China, Indonesia, and Japan....
Peer-reviewed Article
In IRES Vol.7 No.1
Author:
Tolentino Jr., Amado S.
No natural disaster in recent history has affected so many people’s lives as the December 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami. The world’s response in the wake of the tsunami seems so far to have revolved around recognition of the need for early warning systems linking countries and regions that are likely to be affected by the same tsunami or similar...